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continued with the vice president and joe manchin, the plan on the right, they are accompanying senator mark kirk, a year after he suffered a stroke that paralyzed him after arduous -- i hope i said mark kirk -- after a year of arduous rehabilitation, senator kirk is returning to work and has decided he wants to climb those stairs himself. he had to re-learn to walk, and he said his ultimate inspiration was this climb. obviously a lot of photo ops along the way. so many of the staffers and others senators have shown their support, as he makes this very dramatic assent on his first day back to work. obviously there as well to see some of the swearing in of his new senators, the colleagues who will join him for the chambers. this is a great moment, a nice moment of bipartisanship. great to see the vip alongside him. congratulations to mark kirk. there he goes. >>> lest you think that this is something he didn't think he could handle. he can handle it. these are 45 steps at the state capitol, but he already had some trial runs elsewhere. he climbed 37 floors, the staircases in the chicago willi
agreement there joe manchin, as you know, democratic senator from west virginia, conservative, bucked his party, also very strong, gets an a from the nra, said i don't think an assault weapons ban can pass unless it's part of a larger package. so he doesn't think as a stand-alone, congress will pass an assault weapons ban. now, david keane said right now, an assault weapons ban could not pass. the nra does have a lot of supporters. keane made the point when the president gets on the bully pull pits, he can be effective. people took it right here, right now, here is what i see. the white house said we are going to go out and really pitch this, so we will -- we will fee they do right now, you see the same schisms of what you have there in terms of why an assault weapons ban according to, certainly the nra, won't work. >> let me just ask you, because the president pretty busy also doing cabinet building. the latest nominee is jack lew and i am wondering how is that one really being received? >> well, depends on -- i think we have to take sort of all -- the 50,000-foot view from these -- for
then you should listen up to what center joe manchin had to say from west virginia where he had the courage to say he recognized the need to review these issues of gun safety measure hes or senator warner from virginia or senator casey from pennsylvania. >> they are all from the east coast. my question is have you heard anybody from the midwest talk about it? >> absolutely. senator tester from montana has weighed in on the issue, as well. the point is these are senators from strong nra states. and they understand the need to address this issue. >> and that's why harry reid doesn't want to take it on because he is from a strong nra state because in las vegas, they are have christmas wreathes made out of bullet casings. i saw it when i was there in december. >> but the point simply is this -- >> harry reid has a local skin in the game. >> sadly we have to wrap this up, but i hope -- >> carol, if i can -- >> i got go. >> grneorge herbert walker bushs a great man. >> agree on that. >> me, too. robert zimmerman, and that navarro, thank you so much. >>> gun control activists take on walmart. a ra
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